LABOUR MP Yvette Cooper and husband Ed Balls became the first married couple to serve together in the cabinet when they got hitched. Here's what we know about the female politician. When did Yvette Cooper marry Ed Balls? Senior Labour party politician Yvette, 49, married Ed Balls on January 10, 1998, in Eastbourne. The wedding was attended by the cream of new Labour's political and media set, with reports of who was talking to whom being phoned to Tony Blair's aides, who were in Tokyo at the time, the New Statesman reported. Yvette and Ed and have three children together - daughters Ellie and Maddy, and a son called Joel. They were the first married couple to serve together in the British cabinet. 'MY MRS WASN'T TOO PLEASED' Two lads go for a quick pint after work and wake up in MAGALUF CHILD VICTIM Boy, 12, blasted with shotgun in front of parents in Manchester shooting spree HOLE TRUTH Dad told to fill hole he dug on beach for kids after complaints it's 'dangerous' 'DON'T JUDGE ME' … [Read more...] about When did Yvette Cooper marry Ed Balls, how long has she been an MP and what did she say about her husband’s Strictly performance?
0 Have your say Strictly Come Dancing helped turn former Yorkshire MP Ed Balls into an unlikely TV personality – and next up is a show called Travels in Trumpland. Georgia Humphreys reports. Ed Balls is discussing the dos and don’ts of donning a leotard. No, he’s not referring to his Strictly Come Dancing days (in case you missed it, he was the unexpected star of the 2016 series). The former politician, 51, actually wears a skimpy Union Flag number to enter the wrestling ring in new BBC Two show, Travels In Trumpland With Ed Balls.“I’m not someone who previously had bikini line concerns, but they wanted me to wear a really tight-cut leotard, and I thought it would be unflattering,” quips the father-of-three, who spent 10 years as an MP in Yorkshire before losing his Morley and Outwood seat in 2015, and is married to fellow politician Yvette Cooper.“I got a pair of black boxers under it. Had I only worn the bikini line, … [Read more...] about Why Ed Balls believes US president is heading for second term after Travels In Trumpland
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Former Sheriff David Clarke told Newsmax TV on Thursday he is "not buying" the opinion piece released by The New York Times on Wednesday allegedly written by an anonymous member of the Trump administration. "I'm not buying this New York Times op-ed," Clarke told Thursday's "America Talks Live." "I don't believe The New York Times; they're going to have to prove it to me. They have done everything that they can to collude against this president." Clarke added he will not "let them get away with anonymous sources – they know better than that – this is nothing more than a shiny object." If Clarke was advising the White House: "I'd say, let's keep our eye on the ball here. It's about the midterms and the heck with the liberal media here who's doing everything, like I said, to try to undermine them." Important: Newsmax TV is available on DirecTV Ch. 349, U-Verse 1220, DISH 216, and FiOS 615. If your cable operator does not have Newsmax TV just call and ask them to … [Read more...] about David Clarke to Newsmax TV: I’m Not Buying NYT Op-Ed
Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE Jan. 4, 2019 / 1:41 PM GMT By Chuck Todd, Mark Murray and Carrie Dann WASHINGTON — As expected, the new Democratic-controlled House of Representatives passed two spending bills on Thursday night to reopen the government — one that would fund the Department of Homeland Security through February 8, the other that would fund the rest of the government through September 30. And now the action turns the GOP-led Senate, as well as today’s 11:30 am ET meeting at the White House with President Trump and congressional leaders. As the New York Times notes, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has a handful of potentially vulnerable GOP senators who are up for re-election next year — Sens. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., Susan Collins, R-Maine, Martha McSally, R-Ariz., Thom Tillis, R-N.C., David Perdue, R-Ga., and Joni Ernst, R-Iowa. … [Read more...] about The shutdown ball is now in Mitch McConnell’s court